Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 15, 1973 · Page 17
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, June 15, 1973
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'e«isfer-Mail OALfiSBORO, ILL., PHI., JUNE 15, 1973 PAGE 17 Battle Is Raging In Besieged Town PHNOM PENH (UPI) Fighting that has raged for two weeks outsidq a small town only 17 milds southwest of Phnom Penh left 25 Communists and five government troops dead In fierce battling Thursday, a military spokesman said today. U.S. warplanes carried out raids to support Cambodian troops fighting outside the besieged town of Ang Snoul and the bombing rattled windows in Phnom Penh throughout the night. 101st Day of Bombing It marked the 101st cbnsecu- tive day of the intensified U.S. air 1 campaign in Cambodia. The news of Thursday's move in the U.S. Senate to cut off funds for future,American involvement-in Indochina fighting was slow in reaching military commanders and government officials in Phnom Penh. Those questioned early today said they had not heard of the action. Cambodian command spokesman Col. Am Rong said heavy fighting around Ang Snoul forced the evacuation Wednesday of Thnal Totung, a village three miles farther south. 'But Am Rong Said government troops are still stationed a short distance from Thnal Totung, one of the first towns on Highway 4 to come under attack in the four-month-old Communist offensive in Cambodia. Rationing Eased In Phnom Penh, the government announced it would ease the fuel and kerosene rationing it ordered two months ago when Communist pressure on the capital's road and water supply links cut supplies. ABOVE ALL MAKE IT WHITE'S ROOFING 342.0185 Motorists previously allowed about five gallons of gasoline every 10 days can now receive about Vk gallons, a com­ munique said. Families now can buy about five gallons of kerosene for household use per month. Previously household kerosene was sold on a first come, first served basis. Relaxation in the rationing follows the safe arrival of three convoys in the past two weeks up the Mekong River from South Vietnam. Lansky Gets Prison Term, Will Appeal MIAMI (UPI) - Federal Judge James L. King ignored Meyer Lansky's plea that "I never meant no contempt" and sentenced the reputed underworld czar to a year and a day in prison Thursday for ignoring a grand jury subpoena. .Before leaving the courtroom, defense attorney E. David Rosen told King he would appeal the sentence within the 10-day limit. Lansky was allowed to remain free on $200,000 bond. King noted the 70-year-old reputed "financial wizard" of the Mafia, had undergone open heart surgery in March and recommended Lansky serve his time at the, Federal Hospital Prison at Springfield, Mo. What Lansky had said during his trial here last February was he could not answer the 1971 federal grand jury subpoena to return from Israel to Miami without aggravating his heart condition. He was convicted of contempt Feb. 28 after a brief trial. NATO Conference To End, U.S. Seeks New Alliance COPENHAGEN (UPI) American officials said today they hope France will end its go-it-alone policies and join its NATO allies in a statement of principles that would modernize the Atlantic Alliance. But French sources said their foreign minister, Michel Jobert, rejected any change or modernization Thursday when he said: "Wc have a fine alliance. Let's keep it that way." P'oreign ministers of the 15 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nations were ending their annual two-day spring meeting today, their first opportunity to discuss a U.S. call for a new-look alliance. This new look, American officials said, was necessary to catch up with changes both among the allies and in their relations with the Soviet bloc. A key to the future of NATO was a statement by the organization that would form the baSli of what Secretary of State William P. Rogers called "our general objectives." ; Jobert's objection threatened an early and possibly crippling blow to the U.S. plan £61* a "year of Europe" to culminate in a tour of Europe by President Nixon in the autumn. American officials said they were pleased by the response from other allies, who ranged from lukewarm to warm. Explosion Rips Through Belfast Office Building Goodwill Ambassador Goodwill ambassador Julie Nixon Eisen- delivered the commencement address to the hower never left the country but she needs an 1973 graduating class of the American School i._i „.i. ' •» r •nn.-i /-i • ii. • —1. L / IL _ i-\ _ _ r • TIT L TT .if A L interpreter. Mrs. Ethel Giett, right, translates her words into sign language as she for the Deaf in West Hartford, Conn., yesterday. UNIFAX Dollar Still Shaky BELFAST (UPI) - A bomb explosion ripped through a downtown Belfast office building today, but police said telephoned warnings enabled them to clear the area and prevent casualties. The explosion shattered the ground floor of the building and smashed windows in surrounding buildings. A few hours earlier a gunshot casualty was found in a parked car and cruising gunmen shot and wounded two men in Belfast. In the first incident, the army said, British troops in a Roman Catholic area heard shots and found a man, who had been shot at least twice, seated in a car. He was still alive. In the second incident, gunmen in a passing car shot and wounded two men walking along a road in north Belfast. No details were given. A 100-pound bomb blasted the Duke of York pub in Belfast. A 20-minute warning was "given and only one man was injured —by flying glass. The,;,bomb was left in a car parked outside the pub near the offices of a Belfast newspaper. Meanwhile, funeral services for eight of nine murder victims in this week's violence were scheduled today * six killed in a bomb blast' in Coleraine and two who were fatally shot in Belfast. LEAHY ELECTRICAL SERVICE COMMERCIAL — RESIDENTIAL — INDUSTRIAL PHONE 343-2050 Emergency Service Jim Leahy, Owner LONDON (UPI) - The dollar plunged to a record low today in Amsterdam, dipped sharply in Paris and declined slightly in other European capitals. At the same time, gold prices surged up again. Bankers said the reaction indicated European money experts do not feel a new economic move by President Nixon to combat inflation goes far enough. They also said latest Watergate developments hurt confidence in the dollar. Amsterdam Rate In Amsterdam, the dollar opened at 2.7313 guilders, or 2.22 per cent lower than its closing price Thursday and a a 0.7 per cent dip from the record 13.84 per cent under the Feb. 9 rate of 3.1715 guilders that preceded the dollar devaluation. In Paris, the dollar used by tourists and speculators nose­ dived to 4.26-27 francs. It was 4.30 francs at the close of business Thursday. ^ In Zurich, the dollar opened at 3.06-3.0630 Swiss francs, down marginally from Thursday's close of 3.075-3.0780 francs. In London, the dollar opened at $2.5827 to the pound, down fractionally from $2.5775 one day earlier. I In Stockholm, the dollar opened at 4.21 Swedish kroner, Thursday price. In Frankfurt, the dollar was valued at 2.5845 marks, down from the Thursday close of 2.6090 marks, but foy midmorning it had moved up to 2.5875 marks. Bullion dealers fixed the price of gold at $120 an ounce, up $2.25 from the closing price Thursday and nearly three times the official Washington price. "Nixon's measures failed to impress most dealers," a London banker said. "They still see no solution to the American balance of trade and Watergate leaves the President's political future up in the air. U.N. Council Hears Chad, Adjourns for Nixon Talks UNITED. NATIONS (UPI) • The Security Council planned to hear Chad's opinions today on the Middle East, then adjourn until after President Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezh­ nev complete their.talks on the same subject. Originally, the council wag adjourning Thursday night, but CORN SSELERS NEEDED Minimum Height 5T Minimum Age 14 Yrs. Must Have Social Security Number Boys Sign Up Girls Sign Up Week of June 18 Week of June 25 Illinois State Employment Service 272 East Simmons Street Galesburg, Illinois Foreign Minister Baba Hassane of Chad, one of three Africans assigned to report on the Middle East situation, said he wanted to speak today. The council agreed to hear him before adjourning. In their talks next week in Washington, diplomats said, Brezhnev and Nixon may decide a new Middle East peace move that could overshadow deliberations by the Security Council. Ostensibly, the adjournment, until July 16, is meant to give its 15 iniembers time ito study speeches made so far. Actually, miembers will wait to (hear what ideas Nixon and Brezhnev advance. In the council debate so far, all major powers except China said they favor reactivation of the special mediation mission Judge Declares Massage Parlor Law Invalid NEW YORK (UPI) - New York State's recent law governing massage parlors is so broad, "any human contact more intimate than a handshake becomes illegal," a judge said Thursday. In declaring the law invalid, Supreme Court Justice Martin Stccher said, "The whirlpool bath, the YMCA, the locker room at Yankee Stadium, the office of the physician, chiropractor or podiatrist aro each transferred by this statute into a massage parlor which must procure a license. "The potential for abuse under this law is substantial," he said. The law was enacted recently as a means of closing down massage parlors that act as a front for prostitution. Stecher granted a temporary injunction against enforcing the law at the request of the New York State Association of Medical Masseurs, Inc. United States Congress authorized this establishment of the Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1802, giving it a strength of live officers and 10 cadets. by Gunniar V. Jarring of Sweden. But otherwise, the council, meeting at Egypt's request to review the Middle East crisis nine days ago, approached adjournment with little sign of any new breakthrough in its quest for peace. The council also planned today to approve Secretary General Kurt W a 1 d h e i m's recommendation for an extension of the U.N. peace-keeping operation in Cyprus until Dec. 15. The mandate for the 3,144- mlan force expires at midnight. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE WE WILL BE OPEN Tuesday Evenings 'Till 9:00 P.M. r OFFER EXPIRES ~-| JUNE 30, 1973 I | Grease | • Oil Change • I & I I Filter I r OFFER EXPIRES JUNE 30. 1973 1 | Motor Tune-Up | Plugs - Points ~~ I & I • Condenser . 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